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China has more solar power capacity than any other country and makes many of the world’s solar cells, but coal is still its top energy source. Yang Min/Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

In the fight against climate change, China is doing more than you think – but still not enough

China has a tendency to underpromise so it can overdeliver. The UN climate summit in Glasgow may have been the crossroad where it chose a more sustainable path.
Financial services company Allianz, sponsors of Bayern Munich, are one of 2021’s top performing ESG – environmentally responsible – companies. Anahtiris/Shutterstock

Big business and climate change: finally, sustainability pays

Big corporations are under pressure to take real action on emissions or risk the wrath of protesters, investors and even shareholders.
Companies’ net-zero pledges count on vast expanses of forest to hold carbon so they can continue emitting. AFP via Getty Images

Forests can’t handle all the net-zero emissions plans – companies and countries expect nature to offset too much carbon

Yes, trees and soils can absorb and store carbon, but the carbon doesn’t stay stored forever. That’s one of the problems with how net-zero plans for the climate are being designed.

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